If They Show You Attention DOES NOT Mean….

    The first person that shows you attention may not be the right person for you! Many people find themselves going through a string of unhealthy relationships, which are not fulfilling. This happens very often because after a divorce it is very common; to feel starved for attention and become attached to the first person who shows them attention. Just a simple touch or smile when someone has not received one for months or years may be mistaken for a potential relationship. Unfortunately, Read more [...]

T’s Top 10 SAFETY TIPS for Online Dating

The Internet is still pretty safe, even for seniors, according to WiredSafety.org. People are emailing, private messaging, chatting with one another, and making cyber-dates. Online dating will be a fun and fulfilling if you take a few precautions to ensure your safety and success. ■ Do Not Give Out Personal Information - Use a third party email address instead of one with your own and do not link it to any of your accounts. For example, set up a Google account without any of your personal information Read more [...]

Talk and Get to Know Who You’re Dating

    Take time and talk get to know who you’re dating.  Make sure you’re getting to know important details of each other’s lives and date intentionally. Here are things to ask and or discuss with them. Finding out someone is not a good match for you is better earlier than later. 1.Discuss your beliefs, both those from childhood and any current beliefs. 2.Talking about upbringing can reveal a lot about how your date sees the world and what he/she believes a healthy relationship Read more [...]

Patterns

  My separation happened about a year and a couple months ago. I can no longer remember the exact date that my wife told me she couldn't stay married to me any longer. It was a hell of a day with a long and argument filled build up. Followed by a long and argument filled time-frame while I was looking for a new place to live. Without going too much into it I can tell you that our situation was fairly typical in many ways. We weren’t satisfied, she started going out more and more. She Read more [...]

Your Ex is History Don’t Bring Them on Your Date!

  Your Ex is history so don’t bring them on your date! Regardless of how much effort we may make toward leaving our past in our past, we are haunted because of it. We have been troubled by an affair our ex had, or we have been frightened of the raised voice that accompanied a meltdown that lead to physical or verbal abuse. Without realizing it, many individuals develop an inclination to hightail it away from people who even just in the slightest way remind them of their ex-spouse. This Read more [...]

Dating While Separated? REALLY? Let’s See.

  Dating while separated......a difficult transition, and decision.....watch...share.. Watch, as we discuss the no- nonsense approach to the world of dating.       Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Professor, All Faiths Minister, Addiction Recovery Coach and International Speaker. My mission is to inspire others to reach their own exceptional potential in their business Read more [...]

Are They Lying To Me?

    If you have someone you are dating, or maybe you are falling in love, or maybe would like to take it to the next level. Is it hard to trust them? Trust is a very difficult thing especially if you have even been mistreated in any way or cheated on or lied to before. Some people are compulsive liars. They cannot help but try to make anything and everything they do seem amazing and very worthy of your praise. I will be the first person to say that trust needs to be earned by everyone Read more [...]

5 Tips That Will Help You with That First Date

    We all get a little intimidated on a first date. If you have been out of the dating world for a while, it is even harder to get back in the swing of things. Here are some tips I used for my first dates. 1. Keep your expectations realistic: We all have flaws and you and your date are no exceptions. Remember NO checklists but do have your deal breakers. Ask yourself these three questions first: Do I like them? Are they easy to talk to, and you feel comfortable? Is there any attraction? Read more [...]

Missing the Physical Aspects of a Relationship is Normal

      Missing the physical aspects of a relationship is normal. How you handle it could send you down a path you don’t want to be on. With the loss of any long-term relationship, you'll encounter things you start to miss. Such things as, a loving hug from the opposite sex, a smile when a person watches you walk up, the list goes on and on. Fortunately soon after my divorce, an excellent friend sat me down and said “guard against becoming ripe for the picking.” I really Read more [...]

Single and Dating with Children

  Single again and dating is tough enough but when you have children keep these things in mind! Dating is tough, but in many ways it is more difficult for those who are divorced. Combined with the fears of being out of practice there are often children's feelings to take into consideration. Just how can a single parent enjoy a new romance without lying awake during the night worrying about doing emotional harm to their children? Oprah Radio host Rabbi Shmuley said “Bring your children Read more [...]